Monday, March 26, 2012

Jimmy Kimmel to host 64th Primetime Emmy Awards



     Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has just been announced the host of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.The star and executive producer of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will host the Emmy Awards ceremony on Sept. 23 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
  "I hope to be able to do for the Emmys this year what Eddie Murphy did for the Oscars," Kimmel joked, referring to the comic actor who pulled out as host of this year's Academy Awards. This is Kimmel's first time hosting the Emmys.
    Kimmel's namesake show is in its 10th season on ABC. He previously hosted the American Music Awards and the ESPY Awards and is set to host the White House Correspondents' dinner next month.
  The Emmy Awards, put on by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, honor the best in TV.

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